Stater of Lycia with forepart of boar, struck under Täththiväibi (Tethviebi)

Greek
Early Classical Period
480–460 B.C.


Mint: Lycia, Antiphellos (?)

Catalogue Raisonné

Brett, Greek Coins (MFA), no. 2084.

Dimensions

Diameter: 18 mm. Weight: 8.55 gm.

Accession Number

04.1119

Medium or Technique

Silver

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Coins

Obverse: Forepart of boar kneeling to left.
Triple line, middle one beaded, at edge of body.
Reverse: In incuse square, a tetraskeles about a circle.
Inscription around.
Beaded square border.

Provenance

By date unknown: Canon Greenwell Collection; July 1902: acquired from Canon Greenwell Collection by Edward Perry Warren (Regling, Die Griechischen Münzen der Sammlung Warren, no. 1228); September 1904: purchased by MFA from Edward Perry Warren

Credit Line

Henry Lillie Pierce Fund